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Publisher's Summary

Two-time Emmy Award nominee (The Good Wife) and Audie Award winner for best narrator Alan Cumming here narrates Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's first-rate Yuletide whodunit "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle". Cumming adds his personal flair to the mystery classic and turns in an outstanding performance of the great detective Sherlock Holmes and his pal, Watson.

Public Domain (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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Can Alan Cumming just read all of the Sherlock Holmes stories? This one was fantastic. I love Sherlock, I love this particular story and I love this version.

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Classic story - classic narrator!

This is one of Sherlock Holmes best known short stories, perhaps because of its tie-in to the Christmas season. It is a fun story that is expertly narrated by Alan Cumming. I've read it a dozen times in print and have heard several renditions in audio form. Cumming's work is the best recorded version I've heard. I highly recommend.

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Great narrator, classic story and wonderful music.

A great narration was provided by a great actor. I had a pipe along side as I listened just as Me. Holmes would. I recommend this reading to anyone.

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Wonderful story, no gore, Cummings is brilliant

Wonderful story, no gore, Alan Cummings is absolutely brilliant! Perfect length for a 45 minute run!

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CARBUNCLE

difficult to go wrong when choosing an Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes story well produced! !

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short & sweet

Wonderful narrator! Bit like the mystery radio shows I grew up listening to; an enjoyable listen and great reminder to think through observations more.

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Thoroughly enjoyed it as I have all of the Sherlock Holmes books and many of the writers other than Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Case closed

What a fun holiday story with our favorite detective that gets you in the true spirit of the season and reminds you of the goodness of all people especially the great Sherlock Holmes.